September 23, 2017, 9-5, Mason Municipal Center, Mason Ohio
The American Spirit Education Alliance, in conjunction with The Sons of American Revolution ( Cincinnati Chapter), The Children and Daughters of American Revolution (John Riley Chapter), Sons of Union Veterans Auxilliary (Sister Anthony O’Connell Chapter), and the Veterans Memorial Museum Foundation (Germantown Ohio) and many other history lovers will present the Seventh Annual Patriot Fair. It will be a day full of adventure, discovery, patriotism, learning, fun and good things to eat. This day will celebrate our American History & Heritage, honor our military, and provide unique ‘Living History’ experiences.
The day will begin with Alfreda Green, vocalist and Dr. Michael George as he tells the story of our National Anthem. The Fair will be hosted by James and Dolley Madison
Learn how early Americans lived as you visit with period artisans, storytellers and period entertainers.
Visit with Three Feathers, Yellow Flower and the All Nations Drum group of Native American dancers.
Step back in time to the birth of our country and meet some of the brave and determined patriots who fought for our independence: Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and Abigail Adams.
- Meet soldiers from the Civil War, Abraham & Mary Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, General and Julia Grant, Allan Howey (camp singer) and abolitionists from the era.
- Recognize the American contribution to WWI as you meet and listen to General JohnPershing.
Credit-worthy history programs benefiting area students are provided by seasoned re-enactors and storytellers. Visit www.aseaohio.com to learn more.
Many speakers will help you to better understand and appreciate our Constitutional Republic.
Visit with soldiers from yesterday and today. They will familiarize you with their vehicles and weapons and the military conflicts in which they were involved.
As one walks through the building and grounds there will be games, activities and crafts for the children and opportunities to train with the troops, observe artisans at work and meet and talk to historical figures. All are invited to dance with All Nations Native American dancers and Forget-Me-Not historic dancers. One can talk to representatives from historic and civic organizations and many history lovers who want to share a piece of history with the community as well as stories rarely heard.
Mason American Legion Post 194 will sponsor a Classic Car Show to benefit “Homes for Heroes”.
We continue, rain or shine. This event is free of charge, thanks to our many generous sponsors.